Podcast Movement Conference Tracks

All breakout sessions and panel discussions will fall under one of six main “tracks”, or one of three “bonus tracks”.

As you will see below, categories are focused in order to help you determine the overarching goal of each track, as well as help you decide which session is right for you. Keynote talks will be broad and will appeal to all who are in attendance.

In addition to the track being indicated, you’ll also be able to tell what sessions are for New Podcasters, Hobbyist Podcasters, Professional Podcasters, and Industry Professionals prior to selecting your session.

CREATION TRACK

Whether you’re creating a show from scratch or looking for ways to improve, this track will teach you everything you need to know about the ins and outs of podcasting. There will be sessions for both beginners and professionals that will help you and your show, including the art of storytelling and how to conduct great interviews.

Industry TRACK

Podcast Movement prides itself as the conference that gathers experts from the industry together to present sessions in an environment unlike anywhere else. Past sessions of this track include an IAB panel on podcast advertising standards, multiple sessions on measurements, and large podcast sponsorships.

Marketing TRACK

Creating great content is part of the battle, but the next big hurdle is making sure people hear what you’re putting out there! This track offers some of the tips and tricks that the world’s most successful podcasters use. Learn the latest techniques, from social media and email marketing to using new technology, to get your voice heard.

Monetization TRACK

In this industry, we know that many podcasters are looking for ways to profit from their artform. While it may not be easy, this track brings in experts to teach you the different ways it can be done. Learn about getting sponsors, crowdfunding your podcasts, and more with these sessions.

SOCIETY, CULTURE & ADVOCACY TRACK

This track encourages speakers and attendees alike to address some of the most difficult, but also most important, topics head-on. From discussions around diversity, racism, and harassment, to bringing voice to underrepresented communities, we look forward to them happening at this year's conference.

TECHNICAL TRACK

Podcast Movement will be home to some of the best technical experts in podcasting. Whether you’re looking for ways to podcast from mobile devices, trying to figure out what plugs into where, or need a few handy tips on editing your content like a pro—you’ll find sessions on various topics throughout the week.

Audio Drama / Fiction TRACK

One of the fastest growing genres of podcasting is the audio drama format, and we’re absolutely in love with it. If you’ve heard any of these shows, you know that they’re truly art. We’re excited this year to feature a full track of audio drama focused education, and it will be a great learning experience for podcasters from all genres!

BRAND & CONTENT MARKETING TRACK

Podcasts are becoming a very important piece of content marketing for brands, but they are only as effective as the strategic approach that is taken in their production and release. Join us for this track that explores not only content creation for your brand, but how to best integrate it into an overall marketing plan to maximize the effects for your business, and so much more!.

INTERNAL PODCASTING TRACK

Whether your brand is already producing a private podcast for your team and employees, or you're thinking of getting one started, this track brings together years of experience in internal podcast production. This track features speakers discussing tools, strategies, and ideas to make the most of podcasting as a tool for your team!